Supply Chain Management White Papers

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the operations of the supply chain with the purpose to satisfy customer requirements as efficiently as possible. Supply chain management spans all movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point-of-origin to point-of-consumption. The term supply chain management was coined by strategy consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton in 1982.
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By: LLamasoft     Published Date: Nov 12, 2018

This Economist Intelligence Unit report explores how sustainability considerations are spurring companies to think differently about managing supply chains.

Tags : llamasoft, supply chain, supply chain management, supplier sustainability, environmental safety, best practices, product lifecycle management, project management, collaborative commerce, productivity, business technology
    
By: Stratasys     Published Date: Nov 28, 2018

This session will explore the widening gap between additive manufacturing technology and the skilled workforce to drive it. Discussions will highlight key requirements for education to keep pace with rapidly evolving manufacturing processes.

Tags : stratasys, additive manufacturing, supply chains, workforce management, supply chain management, collaboration, manufacturing execution systems, business technology
    
By: Elementum     Published Date: Sep 03, 2018

Learn more about what’s slowing your operations, the cost of inaction, and how you can start driving availability to meet the speed of customer expectations.

Tags : elementum, supply chain, sales, customer experience, product availability, business activity monitoring, business management, customer satisfaction, customer service, ebusiness, product lifecycle management, sales automation, supply chain management, customer experience management, information management, project management
    
By: SAP     Published Date: Aug 22, 2018

Read this report to learn how companies are transforming to stay ahead of the competition.

Tags : sap, supply chain, supply chain management, erp, supply chain collaboration, ebusiness, enterprise resource planning, collaboration, manufacturing execution systems, business technology
    
By: SAP     Published Date: Aug 22, 2018

Understanding and targeting customers is more important than ever before given the demand for individualized products, same-day or even one-hour delivery, and renting a service rather than buying a product.

Tags : sap, digital supply chain, supply chain management, supplier ecosystems, productivity, business process automation, customer satisfaction, ebusiness, enterprise resource planning, eprocurement, product lifecycle management, project management, collaborative commerce, manufacturing execution systems, business technology
    
By: Macola     Published Date: Sep 26, 2016

Manual business processes are cumbersome and time consuming, so how do you know when the time is right for your business to upgrade? Download now and consider these five signs.

Tags : exact, exact software, macola, erp, manufacturing, distribution, manufacturing, distribution, enterprise resource planning, business activity monitoring, customer service, eprocurement, supply chain management, desktop management, business technology, big data
    
By: Pitney Bowes     Published Date: Jul 17, 2014

Watch this recorded webinar to learn why retailers need to give price-sensitive web consumers stellar customer service and value through guaranteed landed costs and accurate delivery times and tracking.

Tags : pitney bowes, ecommerce, retail, online business, shipping, tracking, tracking and shipping, customer service, retail, online retail, web consumers, customer satisfaction, ebusiness, sales automation, supply chain management, collaborative commerce, business technology, sales
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jan 02, 2014

Business users need a simple but powerful way to navigate through data and find the insights to make timely, critical business decisions. Unfortunately, many users have become frustrated at their inability to quickly access and analyze the information they require. This data typically includes a combination of personal and corporate data locked in various enterprise systems. It exists in different formats and can be hard to analyze, change or share — making it difficult for people to get fast answers to business questions.

Tags : ibm, cognos insight guide, navigating data, interactivity, analytic functionality, enterprise analytics, personal analytics, customer service, business users, analytic solution, share data, performance management, supply chain management, customer relationship, cognos insight, business continuity, internet security, business activity monitoring, business analytics
    
By: Seamless     Published Date: Jun 18, 2013

HP’s $8 billion write-down. A disappointing IPO from Facebook, Groupon’s famous flameout. These watershed moments have crystallized what we’ve known for a while: Fluff can no longer trump sound operations in terms of a company’s valuation. Organizations must be built on an empirically firm foundation to flourish. And everyone – from investors on Wall Street to customers on Main Street to the SEC– is looking at companies with more scrupulous eyes.

Tags : automation, growth, efficiency, software, process management, best practices, business activity monitoring, business analytics, business integration, business intelligence, business management, business process automation, business process management, change management, customer interaction service, customer relationship management, customer satisfaction, customer service, enterprise resource planning, enterprise software
    
By: IBM     Published Date: May 30, 2012

Learn how CPG and Wholesale Distributors are becoming more efficient, more innovative, more agile, and more competitive.

Tags : cpg, wholeshale, real time, plant floor, retail, ibm, rfid, bar code, manufacturing, factory, warehouse, zebra, mobile computing, mobile data systems, mobile workers, business analytics, business management, sales automation, supply chain management, workforce management
    
By: Infor     Published Date: Aug 04, 2011

AB World Foods has a highly complex supply chain, driven in part by the nature of its globally sourced and distributed products as well as by the demands of growth and acquisition. With Infor SCM Demand Planning, the company cut costs while also improving service levels.

Tags : infor, ab world food, scm, enterprise business software, customer relationship management, enterprise asset management, enterprise resource planning, financial management, human capital management, product lifecycle, supplier relationship, supply chain management, business-specific inventory, transportation logistics, warehouse software, service oriented architecture, enterprise software, product lifecycle management, data warehousing
    
By: SAP     Published Date: Apr 14, 2011

Find out how discrete manufacturers are becoming truly customer-centric by pursuing or planning a variety of initiatives, including the improvement of customer service and the closer integration of customers into product design.The greatest impact is expected from plans to implement demand-driven manufacturing.

Tags : customer demand, sap, customer intimacy, economist intelligence unit, manufacturer, growth strategy, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management
    
By: SAP     Published Date: Apr 14, 2011

Find out how operations is a key driver to operational excellence. Operations executives are closest to the processes along the value chain, and as a result are best positioned to drive operational excellence initiatives. However, collaboration with other functions is essential. Data from IT, metrics and measurements from Finance and changing customer and market demand from Sales and Marketing are all drivers for operational excellence. But ultimately, it is the operations function that needs to be responsible for implementation.

Tags : sap, economist intelligence unit, operations, production, visibility, operational excellence, performance, leaders, marketing automation, sales automation, supply chain management, analytical applications, collaborative commerce
    
By: HighJump Software     Published Date: Feb 18, 2011

The next generation in software adaptability is here. Download the free industry report: "Six Reasons Why It's Time for App Stores for Supply Chain Management Software". Download now.

Tags : highjump, erp, warehouse, supply chain, wms, warehouse management, tco, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, system management software, total cost of ownership, manufacturing execution systems
    
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